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Sat Feb 9, 2019, 06:04 PM

This is the next level up Shit....for Jeff Bezos


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Reply This is the next level up Shit....for Jeff Bezos (Original post)
pbmus Feb 9 OP
Turbineguy Feb 9 #1
sharedvalues Feb 9 #16
JHB Feb 9 #19
elfin Feb 9 #2
fierywoman Feb 9 #3
watoos Feb 9 #4
quakerboy Feb 9 #6
Kurt V. Feb 9 #12
Hassin Bin Sober Feb 9 #24
mitch96 Sunday #29
Duppers Feb 9 #5
lark Sunday #27
ProfessorGAC Sunday #28
Duppers Sunday #30
mia Feb 9 #7
pangaia Feb 9 #8
GulfCoast66 Feb 9 #10
pangaia Feb 9 #11
GulfCoast66 Feb 9 #21
pangaia Feb 9 #22
GulfCoast66 Feb 9 #23
stonecutter357 Sunday #26
Perseus Feb 9 #9
USALiberal Feb 9 #13
House of Roberts Feb 9 #15
Traildogbob Feb 9 #17
quakerboy Feb 9 #18
UpInArms Sunday #25
Locrian Feb 9 #14
summer_in_TX Feb 9 #20
aidbo Sunday #31
Gothmog Sunday #32
Honeycombe8 Sunday #33

Response to pbmus (Original post)

Sat Feb 9, 2019, 06:10 PM

1. The right wing would collapse into a watery jello.

I like it!

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Response to Turbineguy (Reply #1)

Sat Feb 9, 2019, 08:48 PM

16. He'd need to buy rightwing-radio too. But they'd be even cheaper

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Response to Turbineguy (Reply #1)

Sat Feb 9, 2019, 09:02 PM

19. No, they have other outlets...

RW talk radio, evangelical Christian stations, cable networks, etc.

Conservatives have a long habit of pouring money into media that supports them, liberals and centrists don't. And the C's are already used to feeling under siege... they've nursed that bitterness for decades.

They won't just collapse. They need to be politically torn apart. Find wedges and hammer them, dig up their dirty secrets and figure out how to best use them for maximum effect.

It ain't nice, but they haven't been nice for decades, and wishing they were has given them the space to get ever worse.

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Response to pbmus (Original post)

Sat Feb 9, 2019, 06:30 PM

2. Crazy for Seth

DVR every night to watch during morning coffee along with Colbert. Just watch the show beginnings unless there is a guest I want to see (rarely,)

A good way to start the day before dipping into the latest crap headlines.

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Response to pbmus (Original post)

Sat Feb 9, 2019, 06:38 PM

3. And then he could buy Twitter and extinguish Twitler's account.

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Response to pbmus (Original post)

Sat Feb 9, 2019, 06:59 PM

4. Bezos and Steyer should get together

and start up a real progressive cable news network to compete with the 3 right wing cable news networks we have now. It would blow Fox, CNN, and MSNBC out of the water.

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Response to watoos (Reply #4)

Sat Feb 9, 2019, 07:48 PM

6. Why would Bezos do that?

That would go entirely against his interests.

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Response to quakerboy (Reply #6)

Sat Feb 9, 2019, 08:11 PM

12. +1

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Response to quakerboy (Reply #6)

Sat Feb 9, 2019, 11:21 PM

24. Yep. Trimp and hannity aside, Fox News works out swimmingly for Bezos

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Response to quakerboy (Reply #6)

Sun Feb 10, 2019, 12:29 PM

29. Catch and kill???? nt

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Response to pbmus (Original post)

Sat Feb 9, 2019, 07:46 PM

5. Murdoch would just take the money and start another

Faux Channel.

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Response to Duppers (Reply #5)

Sun Feb 10, 2019, 12:23 PM

27. Still, right now it's 1 to 1

1 Repug channel - Faux
1 sometimes liberal channel - MSNBC

If Bezos bought Faux and Murdoch started Faux #2, we'd still be way ahead and 2 to 1.

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Response to Duppers (Reply #5)

Sun Feb 10, 2019, 12:25 PM

28. Doubt It

Not that Bezos is going to do any such thing, but he's smart enough to add a 10 year no-compete clause.

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Response to ProfessorGAC (Reply #28)

Sun Feb 10, 2019, 01:34 PM

30. Indeedy.

He would. Thanks.

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Response to pbmus (Original post)

Sat Feb 9, 2019, 07:53 PM

7. While he's at it....

he could buy the Sinclair Broadcast Group and Clear Channel to stop all of the right-wing hate radio programs.

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Response to pbmus (Original post)

Sat Feb 9, 2019, 08:03 PM

8. Lost my bourbon on my new $13 keyboard.




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Response to pangaia (Reply #8)

Sat Feb 9, 2019, 08:05 PM

10. Screw the keyboard!! Think of the bourbon!!

Hopefully a cheap brand! If you tell me you spit out Makers I will mourn.

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Response to GulfCoast66 (Reply #10)

Sat Feb 9, 2019, 08:09 PM

11. MAKER'S?? No way..

Elijah Craig Small Batch 1789 !!

Last month it was BULLEIT..







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Response to pangaia (Reply #11)

Sat Feb 9, 2019, 11:08 PM

21. I'm partial to wheated bourbon.

But what you spit on the keyboard is a good choice. And may have been worth more than the keyboard!

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Response to GulfCoast66 (Reply #21)

Sat Feb 9, 2019, 11:19 PM

22. Ha ha !!

It was the end of the Elijah Craig.
😂

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Response to pangaia (Reply #22)

Sat Feb 9, 2019, 11:21 PM

23. I'm saving a bottle of Wellers 12 year old.

To celebrate the election of the next Democratic President.

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Response to GulfCoast66 (Reply #23)

Sun Feb 10, 2019, 12:07 PM

26. I'm saving a bottle of Blanton's Bourbon .

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Response to pbmus (Original post)

Sat Feb 9, 2019, 08:05 PM

9. Just the though of Hannity being fired...

Please Mr. Bezos, buy it!

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Response to pbmus (Original post)

Sat Feb 9, 2019, 08:11 PM

13. Another "FOX" would pop up immediately. There is a market for right wing idiots. nt

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Response to USALiberal (Reply #13)

Sat Feb 9, 2019, 08:42 PM

15. Yah, but that market is dying off.

They're losing them faster than they can corrupt new ones. No good businessman would take it on now. Why do you think Clear Channel was bought by Bain Capital? For the purpose of looting it until it dies in massive debt. It isn't worth the sum of its parts now.

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Response to House of Roberts (Reply #15)

Sat Feb 9, 2019, 08:59 PM

17. Dropping

After the tax fraud blows up in their faces, as is becoming very clear it will, they will be dropping faster than Lindsay Graham at a truck stop.

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Response to USALiberal (Reply #13)

Sat Feb 9, 2019, 08:59 PM

18. Naw, no need.

If Bezos bought Fox, they would pretty much stay the same, except turn on Trump. Aint a mouthpiece on there, except maybe Hannity, who wouldnt go along for a small pay bump.

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Response to quakerboy (Reply #18)

Sun Feb 10, 2019, 11:58 AM

25. Megan Kelly

Sucked ... was never able to get past her right wing fucknuttery

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Response to pbmus (Original post)

Sat Feb 9, 2019, 08:42 PM

14. heads would explode!

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Response to pbmus (Original post)

Sat Feb 9, 2019, 09:18 PM

20. That vast right-wing conspiracy is all-too real.

The super wealthy funders of the whole right wing propaganda system won't let it be taken apart, unfortunately, since they've worked so hard to get it to where they are now. I wish we could break it up, but think it'll take a lot more than Bezos to even begin to get a handle on the issue.

Documentaries, congressional testimony, academic research on history and impact on society, blue-ribbon commission, indictments, new laws, an end to Citizens United, major organizing, mass protests…wish we had the luxury of focusing on the issue of systemic propaganda and the ways consent is manufactured in the U.S.

In a perfect world, the Mueller investigation would reveal a lot of the threads.

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Response to pbmus (Original post)

Sun Feb 10, 2019, 01:55 PM

31. Bezos, the richest man in the world, already owns a newspaper.

I do not think he should own a cable news channel as well.

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Response to pbmus (Original post)

Sun Feb 10, 2019, 03:39 PM

32. AMI may have broken the law

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Response to pbmus (Original post)

Sun Feb 10, 2019, 05:01 PM

33. Fox News would be mucho expensive. Does Bezos have that kind of money not tied up?

That would be expensive, even for Bezos. I'm guessing, just a guess, that Fox News could go for maybe $50 Billion? $40 Billion? More?

Bezos is worth maybe $112B, I read. But much of that would be assets that are not cash. And that's not profit from income less expenses.

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